Mr Geoff Bell

Geoff Bell joined the Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland in 1979. During his time there he has been involved in field surveying, photogrammetry, map production and completed a Masters degree in Surveying & Geodesy. His current post is manager of Continue reading →

Ms Grainne Cochrane BA (Hons)

Grainne has over twenty years experience of designing and delivering training to clients within the public, private and voluntary sectors. Her expertise lies in management development and personal effectiveness training. Grainne graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast with a BA (Hons) Continue reading →

Ms Laura Vance BL

Laura graduated from Trinity College Dublin before being called to the Bar of Northern Ireland. She has established a successful practice in Matrimonial Finance and Divorce as well as Children including Adoption and Wardship. Laura is also a member of Continue reading →

Mrs Lynne Peyton MSc BSSc CQSW

A Lay Magistrate in the Family and Youth Court and a child care specialist with over 30 years’ experience in delivering, developing and improving services for children and families, within the statutory and voluntary sectors. She is a qualified Social Continue reading →

Mr Mark Orr QC SC

Educated at Belfast Royal Academy, Dublin University and Queen’s University Belfast, Mark was called to the N Ireland Bar in 1980 and the Bar of Ireland in 1985. He was appointed QC in 1996 and SC in 2002. For 15 Continue reading →

Mr Paul Kerr BCL

Paul graduated from University College Dublin and was admitted as a solicitor in 1975. He practised as a solicitor in various capacities until late 1989 from which time he has practised as a Legal Cost Consultant in partnership with his Continue reading →

Mr Rodney Peyton OBE TD FRCS FRCP

A Consultant Surgeon for over 30 years, with particular interest in laparoscopy and trauma and in that time has been involved in more than 50,000 cases involving personal injury, work related injuries and medical negligence in jurisdictions across the British Continue reading →

Mr Roger Dowd BL

Roger Dowd graduated from Queen’s University in 1990 and was called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 1991. He was called to Bar of Ireland in 1996. He was on the Panel of Tutors for the Institute of Professional Continue reading →

Mrs Rosalind Dunlop

Rosalind qualified as a solicitor in 1993 having obtained an LL.B. from QUB and a J.D. from Campbell University, North Carolina. Rosalind has been mediating regularly in family disputes since training as a family mediator in 2010. She became accredited Continue reading →

Mr William Orbinson QC

As NI’s first Senior Counsel with an exclusive specialism in planning, energy and related environmental law issues, William Orbinson QC spends his time providing outcome-focussed planning advice, and acting in development plan inquiries, appeals, enforcement appeals, prosecutions and judicial reviews. Continue reading →

Mr Gary Thompson FCII

Gary was a Senior Vice President at Marsh Limited where he had direct responsibility for managing all claims and circumstances notified by law firms insured under the Law Society of Northern Ireland Compulsory Professional Indemnity Insurance Master Policy Scheme. He Continue reading →

Dr Deborah Walton

Deborah is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC). She works both within the Public and Private Health Sectors. She obtained a Masters in Applied Psychology from the University Continue reading →